One of the questions I get most often is how I choose quilting designs. This customer quilt from a few months ago offers a great peek at how I come up with complicated-looking quilting designs that are not that hard to execute.
Binding just might be the most controversial topic in the quilting world. For some, it’s the frame that finishes off the quilt. For others, it’s an annoying afterthought. Some quilters insist that there’s only one right way to bind a quilt. I’m not going to weigh in on the debate. Instead, I’m going to share … Continue reading How many ways can you bind a quilt?
The Perfect System was a huge hurdle to tackling my fabric storage problem. Once I realized that my scrap storage had to work for the quilts that I make, it was easy to get sorting.
The Riveting quilt pattern by geeky bobbin is the perfect Father’s Day quilt, baby boy quilt (for those with narrow expectations of gender), engineering graduation quilt, or tool girl quilt. Published in QuiltCon Magazine.
Of all the piecing techniques that strike fear into the hearts of quilters, I think that Y-seams are the most misunderstood. So let’s take a closer look at what they are.
I recently came across an article about this beautiful design by Daniel Quasar and knew I had to translate it into a quilt. It’s a pride flag, redesigned to add representation for marginalized communities. Beyond all the symbolism (more on that below), it’s a striking design, which incorporates stripes, black and white, and rainbows. How could I resist??